Home   News   National   Archive

National News

Ban children from getting Botox and cosmetic fillers, MP urges

Ban children from getting Botox and cosmetic fillers, MP urges

Ban children from getting Botox and cosmetic fillers, MP urges

16 October 2020

Tory Laura Trott wants to bring the procedures in line with other body modification techniques like tattooing by banning them for under-18s.


Six-year-old boy to walk 30 miles for charity wearing RAF flying suit

Six-year-old boy to walk 30 miles for charity wearing RAF flying suit

Six-year-old boy to walk 30 miles for charity wearing RAF flying suit

16 October 2020

Jacob Newson from Leeds has so far raised more than £17,000 for the Royal Air Force Benevolent Fund.


British Airways fined £20m over data hack

British Airways fined £20m over data hack

British Airways fined £20m over data hack

16 October 2020

Investigators found that the airline should have identified the security weaknesses which enabled the attack to take place.


Burnham trying to hold Government ‘over a barrel’ by resisting Tier 3 – Raab

Burnham trying to hold Government ‘over a barrel’ by resisting Tier 3 – Raab

Burnham trying to hold Government ‘over a barrel’ by resisting Tier 3 – Raab

16 October 2020

A furious political row between local politicians and Westminster has so far prevented Greater Manchester being moved into Tier 3.


Raab accuses Russia of ‘shabby’ disinformation over coronavirus vaccine

Raab accuses Russia of ‘shabby’ disinformation over coronavirus vaccine

Raab accuses Russia of ‘shabby’ disinformation over coronavirus vaccine

16 October 2020

The Foreign Secretary said a reported attempt by Moscow to discredit a vaccine being developed in the UK is ‘utterly deplorable’.


Grandmother performs TikTok dance to send social distancing message to teenagers

Grandmother performs TikTok dance to send social distancing message to teenagers

Grandmother performs TikTok dance to send social distancing message to teenagers

16 October 2020

Margaret Hansard, 78, said she is staging a “nantervention” to keep her grandchildren and other youngsters safe.


More cost-cutting at John Lewis as company eyes £300m annual savings

More cost-cutting at John Lewis as company eyes £300m annual savings

More cost-cutting at John Lewis as company eyes £300m annual savings

16 October 2020

The John Lewis Partnership said it has set a target for its profits to reach £200m in the next two years and £400m by 2025.


Instagram to tackle ‘hidden advertising’ after competition watchdog probe

Instagram to tackle ‘hidden advertising’ after competition watchdog probe

Instagram to tackle ‘hidden advertising’ after competition watchdog probe

16 October 2020

The social media site will launch a crackdown on influencer posts promoting products and services which are not properly labelled as advertising.


Thousands call for new Brexit ‘lorry park’ to be named after Nigel Farage

Thousands call for new Brexit ‘lorry park’ to be named after Nigel Farage

Thousands call for new Brexit ‘lorry park’ to be named after Nigel Farage

16 October 2020

The Government refers to it as an ‘inland border facility’, while the online campaign prefers to describe it as a ‘diesel-soaked Valhalla’.


Serco says profits set to soar after Test and Trace contract extension

Serco says profits set to soar after Test and Trace contract extension

Serco says profits set to soar after Test and Trace contract extension

16 October 2020

The outsourcing giant said it is considering whether to hand out the extra profits to shareholders.


Daily coronavirus deaths could hit 240-690 in just over a week, scientists warn

Daily coronavirus deaths could hit 240-690 in just over a week, scientists warn

Daily coronavirus deaths could hit 240-690 in just over a week, scientists warn

16 October 2020

The Medical Research Council biostatistics unit at Cambridge University has published modelling which is fed to Government scientific advisers.


Wetherspoon sinks to first loss in 36 years over Covid-19

Wetherspoon sinks to first loss in 36 years over Covid-19

Wetherspoon sinks to first loss in 36 years over Covid-19

16 October 2020

The pub chain said the 10pm curfew, enforced table service and other restrictions continue to hold back sales.


Hatfield rail crash remembered 20 years on

Hatfield rail crash remembered 20 years on

Hatfield rail crash remembered 20 years on

16 October 2020

Four people were killed and 70 were injured in the accident on October 17 2000.


Grieving husband calls for maternity unit inquiry after woman’s death

Grieving husband calls for maternity unit inquiry after woman’s death

Grieving husband calls for maternity unit inquiry after woman’s death

16 October 2020

Ionel Pintilie’s wife Gabriela died after losing six litres of blood following the birth of their daughter at Basildon University Hospital in 2019.


CrossCountry handed new three-year deal to run train services

CrossCountry handed new three-year deal to run train services

CrossCountry handed new three-year deal to run train services

16 October 2020

The Department for Transport will take on the revenue and cost risk associated with the franchise.


Look out for signs of radicalisation, police urge ahead of terror sentencing

Look out for signs of radicalisation, police urge ahead of terror sentencing

Look out for signs of radicalisation, police urge ahead of terror sentencing

16 October 2020

Eighteen-year-old Harry Vaughan will be sentenced at the Old Bailey on Friday for 14 terrorism offences.


Twitter resolves widespread outage

Twitter resolves widespread outage

Twitter resolves widespread outage

16 October 2020

Thousands of people from the UK and across the world reported problems with the platform from around 10.30pm on Thursday.


What the papers say – October 16

What the papers say – October 16

What the papers say – October 16

15 October 2020

Confusion and rebellion over the Government’s latest lockdown measures leads most of the nation’s papers.


PM to reveal next move on trade talks as EU commits to further negotiations

PM to reveal next move on trade talks as EU commits to further negotiations

PM to reveal next move on trade talks as EU commits to further negotiations

15 October 2020

Boris Johnson had set the deadline of October 15 for reaching an agreement.


Tories warn of growing discontent amid row over Manchester restrictions

Tories warn of growing discontent amid row over Manchester restrictions

Tories warn of growing discontent amid row over Manchester restrictions

15 October 2020

One former minister said the vast majority of Tory MPs were against the current strategy.


This site uses cookies. By continuing to browse the site you are agreeing to our use of cookies - Learn More